After SARSí2003 in China, more and more Chinese researchers turned their attention to the field of Crisis Response and Management. Such research and actions did benefit China and even the world in the struggle against various kinds of crises, including natural disasters, incidents, accidents, economic affairs, terrorism, other social crises, etc. It helped to reduce a lot of loss, human lives as well as financial losses. This special session aims to present Chinese research on Information System for Crisis Response and management. For this session, academic and practicing papers are needed. So, researchers, scholars, practitioners or policy makers are welcome to address and discuss new trends and challenges in this research area in China.